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Cant move more than 1 file at a time?

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September 18, 2010 6:38:38 PM

I have 4 Drives, 2 external, 2 internal 90% of the time when i am copying videos from 1 drive to another my computer struggles immensly, it isnt exactly fast but it opk and also if i try to move more than 1 file at a time it freezes and causes my entire computer to crash. very rarely though its fine and i can move 100's of GB of data easily it makes no sense! please help.

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a c 104 G Storage
September 18, 2010 8:53:01 PM

Hi Radford,

Tell the group about your computer, model #, when purchased, CPU, speed, amount of RAM, Video card, OS etc. Also list the type and size of HDD's you have, and check to see how full they are.

That will give everyone better information to consider to come up with some helpful suggestions.
September 19, 2010 9:27:02 PM

2 years old, but only really been used during past year

OS drive has 152/325 free (as well as a 10gb recovery partition) - seagate

other internal drive has 850gb/1.81tb free (Hitatchi)

external has 125GB/1.36B (Seagate)

Operating System: Windows Vistaâ„¢ Home Premium)

System Manufacturer: HP-Pavilion
System Model: KA777AA-ABU a6305.uk
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+ (2 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
Memory: 1918MB RAM
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a c 415 G Storage
September 19, 2010 9:42:37 PM

Have you used a utility such as "DiskCheckup" to check the status of the drives' "SMART" error counters? I'm wondering if your drives are struggling to correct errors. If the SMART counters show "pending" or "reallocated" sectors, and especially if those numbers increase when you have your problems, then you've probably got a drive issue and it might be wise to replace it.
September 19, 2010 10:06:44 PM

I'll give it a go now and get back to you, thanks
September 19, 2010 10:24:39 PM

erm, I tried "DisCheckup" and only my external seagate drive appeared, and i cant find anything about this on the website ...
a c 415 G Storage
September 20, 2010 12:56:38 AM

Are these SATA drives? DiskCheckup should show you all of the drives attached to SATA ports...
September 21, 2010 11:00:46 PM

yes they are all SATA drives, i have now run hitachi's DFT andvanced test on the problem drive, which gave a result of 0x00 however whenever i try to move files to or from the drive i recieve a device I/O error and this code 0x8007045D
September 21, 2010 11:04:20 PM

apperently this is a back-up error but all im trying to do is copy/move/delete files and the drive is internal (dont know if this makes a difference)
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